Gusevo dairy designed for 3,550 milking cows is currently under construction in Medyn district, Kaluga oblast.
The soybean variety Argenta, EkoNiva’s creation, has been included into the State register of plant breeding achievements permitted for use on the territory of the Russian Federation. Following the winter wheat variety Cepheus, EkoNiva registers a soybean variety under the beautiful name Argenta, which means ‘silver’ in Latin.
EkoNiva has endorsed Aleksey Gordeyev, former Governor of Voronezh oblast and now Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, who made an appeal to the representatives of farming business to give a helping hand to low-income citizens, big and single-parent families in these hard times. It is worth mentioning that there are 8 thousand of needy families in the region.
While field works in Kaluzhskaya Niva are going ahead as planned, agronomists are waiting expectantly for rain as it is keeping off this season.
Taking all necessary precautions against the virus, EkoNiva successfully gets on with the working in these hard times. In line with the company’s standards, the project in Moscow oblast is developing at a steady pace.
EkoNiva is a company that puts great emphasis on all the environmental issues and compliance with the pollution control regulations, working closely with the relevant government agencies.
On 10 April, Roman Starovoyt, Governor of Kursk oblast, together with Ivan Muzalyov, Acting Chairman of the Regional Agricultural Сommittee, visited Zashchitnoye farming enterprise in Shchigry district. The officials familiarised themselves with the way sowing works were going and came to the field being planted with peas.
Since 2012, EkoNiva has been successfully promoting organic farming in Russia seeking to breathe life into the rural areas and provide jobs to the locals. The company is planning to establish a new organic production facility based in Rassvet stock- breeding farm in Smolensk oblast, Novodugino village.
EkoNiva, the largest milk producer in Russia and a dairy processor, has launched a virtual tour of one of its farms in a 360-degree format.
Driven by healthy lifestyle craze, customers are increasingly going for plant-based milk alternatives, which is not bad in essence. As life goes on, new trends, technologies and taste preferences emerge. The problem here is that producers of these drinks gain consumer trust either by exploiting the milk image or, on the opposite, by compromising it.